#FridayFive: Five Things to Consider When Starting A New Job

I’ve had quite a few first days on the job with my past internships, jobs and placements. The first day is always the worst, most nerve-wrecking and awkward of them all,…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking

Last week, I read the book Grace Under Pressure: A Masterclass in Public Speaking by Lisa Wentz. It was a book gifted to me by LID Publishing, and one that I…

#FridayFive: Five Online Courses to Take Advantage of During Lockdown

I remember a time when I said I didn’t want to mention the coronavirus on my blog. In the past few weeks I’ve written about how it is impacting me in…

Will Remote Working be the New Norm?

I’ve had a vision for a long time of myself sitting in a café in Bali, working on my laptop and that being my normal, everyday routine. I pictured, sometime in…

#FridayFive: Five Tips for Working From Home

Due to Coronavirus, almost all of us are working from home or remotely. Schools and universities are closed, forcing classes online and all work to be submitted electronically. It seems that…

What Do You Choose When You Can’t Have Both: The …

I’ve been thinking about this quite a lot recently, as I’m almost halfway through my year in New York – crazy, I know. I’ve always had a dream of living in…

#FridayFive: Five Reasons to do a Placement Year

This post originally appeared on StudentJobUk, which you can read here. Last year I undertook a placement year in London, as part of my business with public relations degree. The year in…

The Fish in Pond Debate Revisited

Back in March 2017, I wrote a little blog post about different sized fish in different sized ponds. I was counting down the days until my move to London and wondering…

Why You Need to Think About Your Personal Brand

We all know what a brand is and when thinking about brands, the first few that come to mind are Apple, Coca Cola and even Cadbury’s. We’d recognise their logo anywhere,…

Do You Have to be an Extrovert to Work in PR?

Just this year, I’ve had a lot of people pair my social life with my degree choice. ‘Is it any wonder you work in PR, you’re always out partying!’ or ‘I…